South Korea has announced an ambitious plan to boost its shipbuilding industry by promoting the production of environmentally-friendly ships and LNG bunkering, according to the ministry of trade, industry and energy (MOTIE).
Taiwan’s seaports will enforce the use of 0.5% sulphur content fuel from 1 January 2019, ahead of IMO’s Marpol Annex VI global regulation from 2020, the Club Correspondents Pro-Marine Law Office in Taipei has advised.
Large tanker owner Euronav has reiterated its concerns over scrubbers outlining three areas of concern in its Q3 results including that they are and “likely to facilitate non-compliance” with the 2020 sulphur cap.
Optimarin has inked a new agreement with Höegh Autoliners for 10 retrofitted ballast water treatment (BWT) systems, a contract that follows previous individual orders over the past two years for the shipowner’s ro-ro fleet.
The first meeting of the UK’s Green Maritime Council, which aims to plot a course for zero emissions from the country’s maritime sector, was held on Monday.
Oskar Levander, svp concepts and innovation for Rolls-Royce Marine, is one of the leading proponents of digitalisation in the maritime industries.
Tadaaki Naito, president of NYK, one of the world's largest shipowners has warned on its 133rd anniversary that it must transform it's business or face the possibilty it will not survive.
A 0.5% low sulphur emission control area (ECA) has come into force in China's Yangtze Delta impacting vessels calling some of the world's largest ports.